Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) Holding Has Upped by Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd; Idexx Laboratories (IDXX) Holder Fundsmith Llp Decreased Holding

May 26, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd increased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) by 3031.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd bought 58,544 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 60,475 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.08M, up from 1,931 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $40.18B market cap company. The stock increased 4.74% or $5.28 during the last trading session, reaching $116.79. About 9.02 million shares traded or 41.29% up from the average. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 17.73% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500.

Fundsmith Llp decreased its stake in Idexx Laboratories (IDXX) by 76.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fundsmith Llp sold 14.09 million shares as the company’s stock rose 21.09% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 4.40M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $688.82M, down from 18.49M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fundsmith Llp who had been investing in Idexx Laboratories for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.66% or $1.33 during the last trading session, reaching $203.7. About 322,695 shares traded. IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) has risen 23.99% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.44% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV had 72 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, April 29. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 30 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 18. As per Monday, July 10, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, May 31. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, October 11 report. The firm earned “Perform” rating on Friday, October 28 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 3 by Drexel Hamilton.

More notable recent NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Beijing Approves Microchip Deal, Boding Well For Qualcomm-NXP” on May 17, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “China Eases the Pressure on Qualcomm’s NXP Deal” published on May 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Needham defends NXP Semiconductors after last week’s drop” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “3 (More) Artificial Intelligence Stocks You Hadn’t Thought Of” published on May 25, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Why NXP Semiconductors Stock Is Soaring Today” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd, which manages about $662.29 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Broadcom Ltd by 2,543 shares to 2,374 shares, valued at $610,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Arconic Inc by 70,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 58,700 shares, and cut its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS).

Among 11 analysts covering IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ:IDXX), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. IDEXX Laboratories had 29 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, August 23, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, September 29. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, August 13. The stock of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 29 by Canaccord Genuity. Stifel Nicolaus maintained IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) rating on Monday, March 21. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $85 target. Canaccord Genuity maintained IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) on Thursday, October 5 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, February 4.

Fundsmith Llp, which manages about $2.92 billion and $11.67 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Intui Inc (NASDAQ:INTU) by 572,816 shares to 2.76M shares, valued at $435.11M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS) by 1.25 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 8.74M shares, and has risen its stake in Colgate Palmolive Co (NYSE:CL).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 30 investors sold IDXX shares while 217 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 72.13 million shares or 17.89% less from 87.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nebraska-based Farmers And Merchants Invs has invested 0% in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX). Patten Gp Inc holds 0.31% or 5,025 shares. Arrowstreet Partnership reported 0.47% stake. Congress Asset Mngmt Ma owns 1,903 shares. Td Asset Mngmt Incorporated has 59,673 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.03% or 25,600 shares in its portfolio. Huntington Bancorp holds 0% or 1,372 shares in its portfolio. Beck Mack & Oliver Limited has invested 0.02% in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX). Bridgecreek Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 2.43% of its portfolio in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX). Toronto Dominion Bankshares holds 0.02% of its portfolio in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) for 37,574 shares. Sun Life Financial reported 190 shares. Moneta Group Incorporated Investment Limited Liability Co reported 0.06% in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX). Aviva Public Ltd Liability Company has 0.04% invested in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) for 48,976 shares. Shelton Capital Management holds 6,910 shares. Everence Cap Inc owns 0.07% invested in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) for 2,060 shares.

More notable recent IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “The 3 Stocks on the MFM Team’s Radar This Week” on May 10, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “IDEXX Laboratories Barks Out Another Successful Quarter” published on May 11, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “IDEXX: This Medical Equipment Stock Is Overvalued And Could Go Down As Much As 20%” on May 19, 2018. More interesting news about IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Abaxis May Not Receive A New Offer” published on May 25, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Buy Diamondback Energy On Declines – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/11/18)” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $23.44 million activity. Claflin Bruce L. bought 1,000 shares worth $179,580. AYERS JONATHAN W also sold $8.96M worth of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) shares. JUNIUS DANIEL M sold $565,232 worth of stock or 2,974 shares. END WILLIAM T had sold 4,000 shares worth $737,939. Kingsley Lawrence D bought 1,000 shares worth $178,045.

Analysts await IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.18 earnings per share, up 24.21% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.95 per share. IDXX’s profit will be $102.50M for 43.16 P/E if the $1.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.01 actual earnings per share reported by IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.83% EPS growth.

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